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IOA chief writes to Kiren Rijiju proposing 2022 CWG boycott over shooting snub

It is the first time since 1970 that shooting won`t be seen at the Commonwealth Games and only the second since its first inclusion in 1966.

Jul 28, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

Shooters Heena Sidhu, Ankur Mittal recommended for Khel Ratna

Sidhu also won a gold medal in the 10m air pistol mixed team event of the 2017 World Cup in New Delhi and silver in the 2009 and 2014 editions of the marquee event.

Apr 29, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary win gold in 10 m Air pistol mixed team event at ISSF World Cup 2019

The Indian pair shot a total of 483.5 points to finish on top of the podium and end the tournament with a flourish after a few results that did not go their way over the last three days.

Feb 27, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu fail to make 10m Air Pistol final

Manu posted a score of 573 to make a 14th-place finish, while Heena finished at the lowly 25th spot after posting 571 points in the tournament. 

Feb 26, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

Indian women athletes felicitated at ZEE Fair Play Awards

India's top women athletes and sportsperson were felicitated at ZEE News Fairplay Awards in New Delhi on Thursday. The awards, first introduced in 2018, recognise and honour women for their outstanding achievements in the field of sports. This year, several women athletes who have made their mark at international level during the last year were felicitated.

Feb 20, 2019, 15:22 PM IST

Heena Sidhu bags shooting gold, P Shri Nivetha bronze in Hannover

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu clinched the gold medal, while compatriot P Shri Nivetha settled for bronze in the women's 10m air pistol at the International Shooting Competitions of Hannover (ISCH) ahead of next week's ISSF Munich World Cup.

May 14, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

I have to work on my consistency, says shooter Heena Sidhu

Boosted by her gold and silver medal-winning performances at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, pistol ace Heena Sidhu is confident of doing well in the upcoming ISSF World Cup in Munich but said she needs to work on her consistency.

May 07, 2018, 18:38 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 6

India won two medals thanks to Heena Sidhu and Sachin Chaudhary on day six of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Tuesday.

Apr 10, 2018, 18:10 PM IST

CWG 2018: Para Powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary does India proud with sixth bronze

Para Powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary won India's sixth bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. 

Apr 10, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Shooter Heena Sidhu wins Gold for India in women's 25m Pistol

Shooter Heena Sidhu notched up a CWG record of 38 points in the final to take the title in style. 

Apr 10, 2018, 12:00 PM IST

CWG 2018: 16-year-old Manu Bhaker 'very, very happy' after winning gold for India in 10m air pistol

Immediately after letting her pistol do all the talking one more time, Manu Bhaker spoke little but enough to express her pleasure at winning the 10m air pistol gold at the Commonwealth Games with such consummate ease. The seasoned Heena Sidhu staged a remarkable comeback to bag silver at the Belmont Shooting Centre.

Apr 08, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

CWG 2018: Manu Bhaker wins Gold, Heena Sidhu bags Silver for India in women's 10-m air pistol

The Indian shooters made the country proud on Day 4 of the Commonwealth Games by winning the Gold and Silver for India. Manu Bhaker brought the 6th Gold home while Heena Sidhu bagged Silver in women's 10-m air pistol.

Apr 08, 2018, 08:06 AM IST

India at CWG: CWG a stepping stone, my target is World Championship, says Heena Sidhu

The 52nd World Championships will be held from August 31 to September 15 in Changwon, Korea.

Mar 26, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

Jasprit Bumrah one of four sportspersons to make it to 'Forbes India 30 Under 30'

The project is aimed at identifying exciting and promising people in the country under the age of 30.

Feb 05, 2018, 14:29 PM IST

India name 27-member shooting squad for 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Top Indian shooters Jitu Rai, Gagan Narang and Apurvi Chandela were on Tuesday named in the country's 27-member squad for the coming Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia.

Jan 30, 2018, 17:32 PM IST

Jitu Rai, Heena Sindhu win medals at Asian Championships

Jitu won an individual bronze in the men's 10m Air Pistol, which also helped the Indian team comprising Shahzar Rizvi and Omkar Singh besides Jitu, to bag the Team gold in the event.

Dec 10, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

Asian Kabaddi Championships: Male coach wears hijab to enter women's arena in Iran

Photographs of the coach attending the match wearing a hijab made their way to social media.

Nov 29, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Playing national anthem is mark of respect: Mary Kom

The apex court had in November 2016 ordered the playing of the national anthem on cinema screens and displaying of the national flag mandatory before the beginning of any movie.

Nov 26, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

Heena Sidhu slams those who don't stand up for the National Anthem

Recently, an FIR was lodged against two students from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday after they allegedly did not stand up for the national anthem.

Nov 25, 2017, 15:49 PM IST